Dear Jerry Concert 2015-05-14 Merriweather-Post Pavillion, Columbia MD
Set 1 Intro, The Wheel> Uncle Johns Band, Standing on the Moon, Liberty, Jourma Interview, Get Out My Life Woman, Shady Grove, Road Runner, Deal, Sugaree, The Harder They Come, In the Attics of my Life, Fire On the Mountain
Set 2 Help on the Way> Slipknot, Franklin's Tower, Scarlett Begonias> I know You Rider, Bobby Interview, Loser, St Stephen, Not Fade Away> Bertha, Billy Interview, Brown Eyed Woman, Shakedown Street, Days Between, Friend of the Devil, Tennessee Jed, Mickey Interview, Mourning Dew, Touch of Gray, Ripple
This was an amazing evening!!! Basically a smoking house band played most of the show while numerous solo artists and bands weaved in and out to honor Jerry. Unfortunately Phil only played the first four songs and then disappeared.
Set 1 (Phil Lesh) Intro, The Wheel> Uncle Johns Band, Standing on the Moon, Liberty, (Pre-recorded video on jumbo tron)Jourma Interview, (Allen Toussaint)Get Out My Life Woman, David Grisman) Shady Grove, (Peter Frampton) Road Runner, (Buddy Miller) Deal, (Jourma Koukanin) Sugaree, Jimmy Cliff) The Harder They Come, (Piped In) In the Attics of my Life, (Jimmy Cliff, Bob Weir, Billy Kreutzman, and Mickey Hart) Fire On the Mountain
Set 2 (Billy and the Kidz) Help on the Way> Slipknot, Franklin's Tower, (Disco Biscuits)Scarlett Begonias> I know You Rider,(Pre-recorded video on jumbo tron) Bobby Interview, (MOE)Loser, (O,A.R.)St Stephen, (Los Lobos and Bob Weir) Not Fade Away> Bertha,(Pre-recorded video on jumbo tron) Billy Interview, (Trampled by Turtles) Brown Eyed Woman, (Yonder Mountain String Band) Shakedown Street, (Bobby Weir)Days Between, Bobby and Grace Potter)Friend of the Devil, (Eric Church)Tennessee Jed, (Pre-recorded video on jumbo tron) Mickey Interview, (Widespread Panic) Mourning Dew, (Bobby and Billy)Touch of Gray, (Massive sing along) Ripple
May 18, 2015 Subject:
Thanks For Setting The Music Free
As always, thanks for setting the music free. I have mixed emotions about this one - while it is awesome to pay tribute to Jerry in a concert format, this event run by TicketFly and John Sceer was a clusterf**k from beginning to end. The ticketing process continues to favor scalpers and corporate types who have connections - it was impossible for most Dead Heads to have a chance to get a seat - the aftermarket appeared even before tickets went "on sale" to the public! The best seats went over $1000 per - I mean, really? I gave up on trying to attend and hoped that some kind soul would post here.
On show day, it was poorly planned and some bands never got onstage due to the local (Columbia MD) curfew laws - why was this show even held there? I would have hated to be one of the bands left behind.
On top of all that, rumours abound of a feud ongoing between Phil and "the rest of the band" - which makes me wonder what this summer will be like. It seems like a money grab akin to the Furthur send-off in Mexico.
Me, I'll be home on the sofa looking for a stream....